non placet
noun Etymology: Latin, it does not please Date: 1589 a negative vote

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  • non placet — [nän plā′set] [L] it does not please: used in casting a negative vote …   English World dictionary

  • non-placet — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: non placet : to vote negatively on : reject, veto the non placeted ambassador to the Vatican E.A.Peers …   Useful english dictionary

  • non placet — /nohn plah ket/; Eng. /non play sit/, Latin. it is not pleasing. * * * …   Universalium

  • non placet — [nɒn pleɪsɛt] noun a negative vote in a Church or university assembly. Origin L., lit. it does not please …   English new terms dictionary

  • non placet —    (it) does not please ; negative vote, especially at university, etc …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • non placet — n. a negative vote in a Church or university assembly. Etymology: L, = it does not please …   Useful english dictionary

  • placet — [ plasɛ ] n. m. • 1479; lettre de placet « assignation à comparaître » 1365; mot lat. « il plaît, il est jugé bon » 1 ♦ Vx Écrit adressé à un souverain, à un ministre pour demander justice, se faire accorder une grâce, une faveur. ⇒ demande,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pessima sit, nulli non sua forma placet. — См. Всякая харя сама себя хвалит …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • Maximum in eo vitium est, qui non melioribus, sed pluribus placet. — См. Качество, а не количество …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • Vatican Council — • The twentieth and up to 1912, the last ecumenical council, opened on 8 December, 1869, and adjourned on 20 October, 1870 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Vatican Council     Vatican Council …   Catholic encyclopedia

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